Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for LAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LAN over the 6 months to 20 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Local Area Network (LAN)
England > North East
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 86 83
Rank change year-on-year +26 -3 -26
Contract jobs citing LAN 46 71 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.57% 2.72% 1.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.49% 9.15% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 52 9
North East median daily rate £440 £369 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.32% +8.63% +16.05%
10th Percentile £330 £221 £213
90th Percentile £670 £445 £455
England median daily rate £375 £390 £350
% change year-on-year -3.85% +11.43% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
North East median hourly rate £17.00 £18.25 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.82% -23.98% +77.78%
England median hourly rate £16.00 £21.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year -23.81% +6.33% +9.72%

LAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 279 776 225
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 21.64% 29.73% 13.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 468 114
North East median daily rate £350 £293 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.56% -2.42% +9.09%
10th Percentile £208 £205 £226
90th Percentile £504 £425 £445
England median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 61 27
North East median hourly rate £21.75 £28.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.32% +73.27% +11.45%
10th Percentile £11.15 £15.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £42.70 £36.50 £31.75
England median hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -24.00% +21.95% +13.89%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing LAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for LAN in the North East

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing LAN in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for LAN in the North East

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in the North East over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LAN in the North East

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN in the North East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAN in the North East

LAN
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the North East region over the 6 months to 20 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +23 39 £440 +19.32%
Durham - 6 £165 -
LAN
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region with a requirement for LAN.

1 41 (89.13%) WAN
2 32 (69.57%) Network Design
3 23 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 22 (47.83%) ITIL
5 21 (45.65%) Service Management
6 19 (41.30%) Cisco
7 17 (36.96%) Firewall
8 16 (34.78%) Data Centre
9 15 (32.61%) SC Cleared
9 15 (32.61%) Degree
9 15 (32.61%) Microsoft
10 13 (28.26%) Windows
10 13 (28.26%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (28.26%) Network Architecture
10 13 (28.26%) Private Cloud
11 12 (26.09%) F5
11 12 (26.09%) FortiGate
11 12 (26.09%) CCNP
11 12 (26.09%) CheckPoint
11 12 (26.09%) Wireless
11 12 (26.09%) Juniper
12 11 (23.91%) HP
12 11 (23.91%) Relational Database
12 11 (23.91%) Virtual Infrastructure
13 10 (21.74%) ITIL V3
13 10 (21.74%) Riverbed
13 10 (21.74%) Fortinet
13 10 (21.74%) CCDP
13 10 (21.74%) CCIE
13 10 (21.74%) Wi-Fi

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 41 (89.13%) WAN
2 17 (36.96%) Firewall
3 12 (26.09%) Wireless
4 10 (21.74%) Wi-Fi
5 8 (17.39%) BIG-IP
6 5 (10.87%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (8.70%) DNS
7 4 (8.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (6.52%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (6.52%) Cisco Wireless
8 3 (6.52%) DHCP
8 3 (6.52%) Software-Defined Networking
8 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
9 2 (4.35%) BGP
9 2 (4.35%) EIGRP
9 2 (4.35%) Network Security
9 2 (4.35%) NX-OS
9 2 (4.35%) Unified Communications
9 2 (4.35%) VoIP
9 2 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.91%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (10.87%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 23 (50.00%) Architect
2 18 (39.13%) Network Engineer
3 16 (34.78%) Infrastructure Architect
4 10 (21.74%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (13.04%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 5 (10.87%) Design Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) Network Design Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Network Architect
8 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Network Security Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Security Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Senior Network Security Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Senior Security Engineer
10 1 (2.17%) Desktop Engineer
10 1 (2.17%) Desktop Support
10 1 (2.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 1 (2.17%) Project Manager
10 1 (2.17%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 16 (34.78%) Data Centre
2 13 (28.26%) Private Cloud
3 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.26%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Linux
2 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (69.57%) Network Design
2 22 (47.83%) ITIL
3 21 (45.65%) Service Management
4 13 (28.26%) Network Architecture
5 11 (23.91%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 10 (21.74%) ITIL V3
7 9 (19.57%) ITSM
7 9 (19.57%) Matrix Organization
8 8 (17.39%) BCP
8 8 (17.39%) Office Automation
8 8 (17.39%) TOGAF
9 5 (10.87%) Network Management
9 5 (10.87%) Project Management
10 4 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (8.70%) Customer Requirements
10 4 (8.70%) Migration
10 4 (8.70%) Technical Architecture
11 3 (6.52%) High Availability
11 3 (6.52%) Validation
12 2 (4.35%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (32.61%) Degree
2 15 (32.61%) SC Cleared
3 13 (28.26%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (26.09%) CCNP
5 10 (21.74%) CCDP
5 10 (21.74%) CCIE
6 9 (19.57%) CCIP
6 9 (19.57%) CCSA
6 9 (19.57%) CCSE
6 9 (19.57%) JNCIA
6 9 (19.57%) JNCIE
7 5 (10.87%) DV Cleared
7 5 (10.87%) HP ASE
7 5 (10.87%) HP MASE
8 4 (8.70%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (6.52%) CCNA
10 2 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (2.17%) CCIE Security
11 1 (2.17%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (26.09%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.17%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.17%) Netcool
Vendors
1 19 (41.30%) Cisco
2 15 (32.61%) Microsoft
3 12 (26.09%) CheckPoint
3 12 (26.09%) F5
3 12 (26.09%) Juniper
4 11 (23.91%) HP
5 10 (21.74%) Fortinet
5 10 (21.74%) Riverbed
6 5 (10.87%) TippingPoint
7 3 (6.52%) Aruba
7 3 (6.52%) ProCurve
8 2 (4.35%) Palo Alto
8 2 (4.35%) VMware
9 1 (2.17%) Citrix
9 1 (2.17%) Concur
9 1 (2.17%) Crossbeam
9 1 (2.17%) McAfee
9 1 (2.17%) SolarWinds